Efosa Ojomo

Efosa Ojomo is a senior research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, where he leads its global prosperity research. He works alongside Harvard Business School professor Clay Christensen in figuring out the best ways to help entrepreneurs, policy makers, and development practitioners spur economic prosperity in low- and middle-income countries and in depressed regions in high-income economies. Ojomo’s work has been published by the Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, Quartz, and the World Bank, and he regularly speaks on innovation and economic development. He is a co-author of The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations out of Poverty.

Topic Takeaways

  • Innovation can lift nations out of poverty
  • Reading, and learning about the world around you can set new career paths.
  • Failure is just a process of learning.


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